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PBS
Mar 3, 2012 12:30am PST
. the states of tennessee and kentucky also indiana, they've all been battered by powerful storms which have ripped apart homes and damaged schools. >> in indiana, they know the meaning of the word destruction all too well. ripped apart like match stick buildings, the houses in clark county have been reduced to rubble. one whole town was said to have completely gone. this is one of the tornados that caused the damage. filmed by a man in his car, you can just make out the swirls and the hammer of hail on his wind screen. >> i was heading home from work and i was just driving home to take shelter because we had advanced notice of the severe weather coming in. i was about 2 miles away from the tornado which during in my photos and video it is over the henryville-marysville area that was devastated. >> tornados usually happen when a front of cool dry air is met by warmer more moist air that creates the perfect conditions for twisters. parts of georgia, alabama, ohio, kentucky, as well as tennessee and indiana have been hit. in tennessee, blaine surveyed the damage to his home. he said the storm
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
troops have been deployed to the hardest-hit states of kentucky, indiana and missouri. jacqui jeras is here with me in the weather center keeping a close watch on all of this. let's talk about what concentrated areas are kind of in the bull's-eye, so to speak right now. florida among them. >> north florida and southern parts of georgia. it's really this squall line we are looking at right here that has the most potential for producing tornadic storms. right now there are no tornado warnings that are in effect. some of those thunderstorms could produce wind damage in excess of 60 miles per hour. sometimes those real down burst winds can cause as much damage as a tornado. you still need to stay indoors. another place that we are watching that's included in this tornado threat is jacksonville, florida. there you can see a live picture from jacksonville at this time. it's extremely windy. that's why you see all that crazy shaking going on on the camera there. 86 degrees. it's a very warm, very moist, ripe atmosphere. as that cold front starts to come on down and move into the region, th
FOX News
Mar 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
boxes here, parts of tennessee and kentucky, and maybe indiana, and ohio, also, that is the bull's i didn't. it will happen probably in the next three or four hours. there will be numerous tornadoes on the ground. we are seeing that across areas of the ohio river valley, harrisburg to the west of that they will clear out here. and the storm they had there today not as bad as in the east. you can see the cells lining up, exploding cross the same areas. to the north of louisville, cutting right around evansville, pretty big founds and in louisville a lot of rotation so that is scary. a big area under threat here. you can see all of this red, the moderate risk and this morning, a high risk. they do this less than ten times a year with that kind of a threat but it includes cincinnati, through louisville, lexington, and around the nashville area under a high risk for tornadoes. very rough situation on our hands and it will go in to the overnight hours toward the eastern side of this and. and headed in to the carolinas and the bull's eye right across the ohio river valley. >>shepard: watch
CBS
Mar 2, 2012 5:30pm PST
. this is pekin, indiana, ten miles northwest of louisville, kentucky. the police tell us this tornado caused extensive damage there. this is henryville, indiana, population 1,900. homes and businesses have been flattened. the same thing happened in nearby mariesville. a police officer there says the village is "completely gone." at least three people have been killed in southern indiana. the storms are massive, as we saw in downtown nashville. this is 11 minutes of video that we compressed to show you how the storm hit music city. the emotions of this evening were caught in this picture of one survivor in alabama after he found the one possession that he may have wanted to save the most. there were also reports of tornadoes across northern alabama. one ripped part of the roof off a maximum security prison. mark strassmann is in the town of new market tonight. mark? >> reporter: by mid-morning, scott, this house had been flattened. the good news is no one was home. and you see storm ruin just like this all over this neighborhood. now consider something else: this has been a long, frightening
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 3:00am PST
up to kentucky and indiana to the hardest hit communities. you can see tornado in tennessee. dozens of people were injured in the storms. we are watching all angles of the story this morning. susan c susan is in ohio. rob is in tennessee where we have seen significant damage. bonnie schneider is standing by in the severe weather center. the damage we have seen have been small towns like henriville. how bad is it? >> reporter: it is very bad. crushing damage. people here are reeling from what happened to the area. 15 deaths confirmed so far in the entire state of kentucky. a couple of them here in clark county. just to give you an idea, look at this school bus, it was flown here from across the street where the high school is located in henriville. here is the front of the bus you are seeing and the back behind it. the chassis of the bus is resting this way. bus this way, chassis off to the side. it's an indication of how powerful the storms are. a number of us are lined up here, so i can't walk too, too much. as you look up in this direction, giving you a look at some of the power l
PBS
Mar 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
, kentucky and indiana have been battered by powerful storms and large hailstones. one small town in indiana is said to have completely gone. let's speak to chad hinton who joins us from indiana. chad, i want to ask you first of all about these pictures you have sent us of this big tornado. tell me where you were when you took it and where you going to? >> yes, i was heading home from work, and i was just driving home to take shelter because the advance notice of the severe weather coming in. i was about two miles away from the tornado which, in my photos and video, it is over the henry bell, marysville area that was devastated. >> why are you not trying to get away? clearly, i understand that you live there, but were people not moving away from the area? this is not the only tornado. >> right, there were a lot. basically, you're told to seek shelter in your basement. in between work and home i was trying to get to the nearest point and get into the basement of the home. of course, we did not know exactly where the weather was. it was very rapidly developing. >> have you been able to get out
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 9:00am PST
-hit state of indiana, where the governor has just finished a tour of the devastation. at least 14 people there died. joining me right now live by phone from the town of marysville, jeff petrowski. a storm chaser who helped children get out of a school that was severely damaged by the tornado. jeff, describe the scene for me as that storm was approaching. >> reporter: that's right. we're in marysville now. we've arrived here about an hour ago and did a survey. the south end of town sustained the most heavy damage. the governor just left here moments ago heading across indiana doing additional damage surveys with a team of people. the military has also moved in with search and rescue vehicles. in the south side of town in my live stream you can see there's four to five homes -- farms that had heavy damage and are gone. the tornado here was about 200 yards wide and it tracked through the city on the southeast side. everybody has been accounted for. most people are -- we do not have any injuries, just a couple injuries, no fatalities but marked damage on the south side of town. >> you're tal
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
. this video like the first one shot in henryville, indiana. all told at least 37 people are dead. the number of missing are impossible to know right now. i'm don lemon thank you for joining us in the cnn newsroom. i want to bring in meteorologist jackie jarris. first the video from the gas station. >> you can see the debris within that funnel. it's amazing to think how close they must have been to that tornado and feeling the impact and that sucking in as air rushes into the tornado. there you can see in the middle that swirling around that's debris. we think there might be one or two vortices. this was in an intense cation stage. and the i-reporter video from kevin wells. >> can we listen to it a little bit more and talk about it? >> i have friends over there. >> [ bleep ]. >> jackie that is so frightening. kevin will join us live in a little bit. this is incredible video. >> we have new information in this hour that that tornado was an ef-4. it is one of the strongest tornados ever recorded in the top 2%. winds between 166 to 200 miles per hour. that can cause massive devastation. look at
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
tell it hit the school with all of the turbulence. >> life in henryville, indiana may never be the same. you can say that about so many communities in the path of these storms. at least 37 people have died. 14 of them were in indiana. and we learned that the tornado that hit henryville was an ef-4. that means sustained winds up to 200 miles per hour, we're talking nascar speeds here. it cut a path 52 miles long and it was as wide as 1 1/2 football fields. the damage, of course, is catastrophic. about 180 miles away, another town is obliterated. west liberty, kentucky. an ef-3 blew through the heart of this small town. winds were as high as 165 miles per hour. it seems no building was spared. the roofs are peeled off some. others were blasted to the ground. kentucky got some of the worst of it. 18 people died there. let's meet some of the brave people of henryville now. there a twister took away a family's home, but took a father, a dad. >> reporter: here in clark county, indiana, in henryville, only one person didn't survive that killer tornado. he's 64-year-old wayne hunter. this is th
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 12:00pm EST
the most heavy damage. the governor just left here moments ago heading across indiana doing additional damage surveys with a team of people. the military has also moved in with search and rescue vehicles. in the south side of town in my live stream you can see there's four to five homes -- farms that had heavy damage and are gone. the tornado here was about 200 yards wide and it tracked through the city on the southeast side. everybody has been accounted for. most people are -- we do not have any injuries, just a couple injuries, no fatalities but marked damage on the south side of town. >> you're talking to us at the same time you're live streaming these images for us and in these images we are seeing people walking around. are these residents that are surveying the damage or are these first responders who are there to help, volunteers? >> reporter: both. we have a lot of local people here that are people walking down the streets that are local residents and family members. a lot of these people's farms have been here for a while, many generations. one family here on the south side of
FOX News
Mar 3, 2012 3:00am PST
school bus through the front of a diner in henryville, indiana, plus an entire town has been wiped off the map by devastating twisters. we will go live to the hardest hit areas. >>dave: and gas prices climb for the 25th straight day. there is no end in sight. can anything be done to ease your pain at the pump? >> it could cost you billions to bail out the auto industry but chevrolet is pulling the plug on the volt with poor sales. "fox & friends" begins right now. >>alisyn: good morning, everyone, and right to the breaking news, it has been devastated throughout the midwest. we are waking up to the weather alert because deadly twisters have torn up the country. >> tons of hopes ripped to pieces days after around round of tornadoes and some of the west damage in southern indiana, tornadoes leave 14 people dead there. >> we have total destruction in northeast clark county. and we have total destruction in parts of southern scott county. we have total destruction in parts of washington county. we have multiple fatalities that we are aware in the three counties. >>clayton: a dozen people k
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 2:00pm PST
to the east. then you could tell it hit the school with all of the turbulence. >> henryville, indiana, one of the hardest-hit communities in a deadly rash of tornados acro hello, i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us in the cnn newsroom. the threat is not over yet from. this vicious storm system that just refuses to quit. let's get right over to jacqui jeras in the cnn severe weather center. what in the world is going on? >> it's been amazing what an incredibly strong storm going on for more than 36 hours right now. 98 reports of tornados yesterday. ten reports so far today. the severe weather threat out there with a tornado watch, meaning conditions are favorable for toesrnados to occur in southern parts of georgia and northern parts of florida. this is the line we are most concerned about at this hour that has a history of producing damaging winds and isolated tornados. thankfully, no injury reports today or fatalities. let's hope that continues to hold on true. the best thing i can tell you, there are no warnings in effect. when we tell you a warning, that means it's happening now. yo
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
intervention live to see another day. we begin in henryville, indiana one of the hardest-hit communities. if you're this close, run to the safest place or it could be the last thing you see. lucky the i-reporter who shot this video did survive. >> [ bleep ]. we got to get in the house. that was [ bleep ]. look at that. holy -- my god. my friend lives right over there, too. oh, god. come on, nick. that is nuts. [ bleep ]. >> same town, same storm, but a different man who has to duck into a gas station for cover. a fiercesome sight of a swirling mass closeby tearing up the landscape. he says he was driving when the massive twister started bearing down. he barely got off the road in time and picked the right place to hold up. >> the vehicles on 160 were turned over in front of us. we saw the marathon station across the street completely leveled. nothing left of it. it then kept moving to the east, and then you could tell it hit the school with all of the t turbulence. >> life in henryville, indiana may never be the same, and you can say that about so many communities in the path of these ex
FOX
Mar 3, 2012 7:00am PST
. the latest storms hit indiana, ohio, kentucky and the deep south. you're looking at video which shows a huge tornado hitting henryville, indiana. authorities there say tornadoes wiped out some rural communities. and as you can see, some towns were just flattened. survivors describe it as complete destruction. coming up at 7:30, we'll have a live report from henryville, where a tornado leveled neighborhoods there and swept school buses into buildings. >>> this morning in san francisco a few dozen people who cannot afford health insurance will receive much- needed medical care. and some of these procedures will potentially save their lives. allie rasmus is live this morning at the kaiser perm a medical center in the city with more. >> reporter: we're outside kaiser hospital, and through these entrance doors here there are 30 people who are about to undergo surgery this morning for free. it's part of a program kaiser has been doing for nearly 20 years. this is video from past years called operation access, and the goal is to help low income and uninsured people in the community, there are lot o
CNN
Mar 5, 2012 8:00am PST
, a 14-month-old indiana girl who had been the sole survivor of her five-member family. and adding to the misery in southern indiana, a two to four-inch lay over wet snow that fell overnight. we will go live to the town of henryville in our face time segment just about six minutes from now. >>> the supreme court of iran today reportedly threw out a death sentence for an american accused of spying. amar hekmati, a former u.s. marine, was convicted in iran in january of working for an enemy county. hekmati's family and the u.s. government deny it. whether and when he will now be released is up clear. >>> in moscow, vladimir putin says he won an open and honest election for a third term as president of russia. european observers beg to differ. they sabal lot stuffing and otheringer are lagities in yesterday's outcome a foregone conclusion. by early today, putin led his closest opponent by a 4-1 margin. term limits forced putin to leave the presidency behind in 2008 but accident go far. he has been russia's prime minister ever since. >>> and pretty soon, terror suspects at guantanamo b
CNN
Mar 4, 2012 3:00am PST
indiana to georgia. at least 37 people are dead. now the focus has changed and survivors, scores of jurtd people are waking up in hospitals this morning. their homes and the homes of their neighbors are gone. people are now picking through the rubble to find anything they can salvage. officials in west liberty, kentucky, say they are thankful the damage wasn't worse, even as the town was devastated by 135-mile-per-hour winds and one reported death. rob marciano getting a look at some of west liberty's hardest hit areas. good morning to you. tell us what you are seeing today. >> well, gary, finally today they have been able to clear the main roads enough to where larger vehicles can get through, including trucks carrying power poles, emergency crews, and for the first time we're able to show you these pictures life and over my shoulder. that tells you the story. some well built brick and mortar commercial buildings torn p like really i've never seen it. an ef-3 tornado coming through here with winds at 140 miles per hour. not that building, but the bank has been here for 100 years. that bu
FOX News
Mar 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
weather is endangering millions of people, indiana more than a dozen have been killed. a string of storms barreling down wiping out small towns leveling countless buildings damaged and torn apart. kentucky, reports of 19 killed. national guard and state police are out in full force searching the wreckage for those missing beneath the rubble and debris. ohio also digging out. three deaths record there. the storm crushing blocks of homes leveling everything in their past. we have extensive team coverage beginning with mike tobin. >> reporter: i'm standing next to a school bus that had dropped students to sheik shelter. you can see where it's located now. it is inside the bud rose restaurant. this was bought back by bud rose just one month and one day ago. they served the high school out here. we've seen bud rose and his family to clean this place up. they had the place open for a short period of time, looked across the street. saw the bus rolling in their direction. one of the things bud rose is glad to tell me, they got everyone down in the basement and no one was hurt inside the restauran
ABC
Mar 5, 2012 2:05am EST
weather is hitting henryville, indiana after summer-like killer tornadoes tore through the area. abc's ginger zee is there. good morning, ginger. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. yesterday we flew over the tornadic annihilation. we've seen a lot of images like this on the ground. but to see it from above was something completely different. when you see all of the homes wiped from their foundation, you see the trees that have been snapped and plucked from that huge tornado, and really when you fly above it it gives you that width or that breadth that it covered, at times a half a mile, this ef 4 monster had winds of 175 miles per hour. and boy, could you see it from up there in that chopper. so we went over not only the town of pekan, where poor baby angel at this time we found was taken off life support. and that was that one family who now was altogether taken from that tornado. but in pekan the tornado then moves to henryville. from there to marysville, where one church stands alone. so many stories of lucky survival because this tornado was just a monster. ginger zee, abc
CNN
Mar 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
in indiana where the girl was found. susan, so sad to hear this news. you have gotten a chance and you have spoken exclusively to the man who found her as we were getting this sad information. >> reporter: it is, indeed, so sad, especially because this really is a case and a story that captured everyone's heart. i think everyone that had heard about this family and little angel had been pulling for her at least to be, as you said, a symbol of hope, of survival. but now it appears that her injuries were just too much for that little one to overcome, and the family made a very difficult decision quite clearly. but i'm standing here, don, in the debris field, the aftermath of that tornado where it all happened. this twister when it came in on friday hit a field behind me. you can see where mainly mobile homes were located and the babcock family lived there, a family of five. a husband, a father and mother, ages 20, 21, and their three children. and a neighbor by the name of jason miller had convinced them to come hofover from their smal trailer to his double wide to take shelter. they hunkered
CNN
Mar 3, 2012 1:00am PST
funnel clouds, like this one in indiana that went all the way to back alabama. it's been bad in southern indiana, clark, kentucky, we got reports from all across the area. first, though, let's check in with chad myers for the latest on who is still in direct danger. >> we're still seeing storms with only five tornado warnings. that seems like a lot, but earlier tonight y had 29 separate tornado warnings for separate storms producing tornadoes on the ground. finally calming down because the heat of the day is gone. there's henriville, farther to the east, same tornado, but almost wiped out a town to the east. we also have incredible new video out of a tornado on the eastern section here of kentucky. kind of the coal fields of kentucky. west liberty, kentucky. this was by far in my opinion, watching the doppler radar, the strongest tornado on radar. doesn't mean it was the strongest one on the ground, but the rotation was the strongest and tightest, speeds going one way to another way were at least 100 miles per hour. this on radar looks like an ef-3 or ef-4 tornado. now with the first vid
CSPAN
Mar 6, 2012 10:00am EST
tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from indiana, mr. donnelly, for five minutes. mr. donnelly: thank you, madam speaker. today i rise to pay tribute to john oliver, an outstanding american citizen who has shown commitment and service to his hometown of plymouth, indiana, our state, and our country. a native of new castle in the united kingdom, 50 years ago this month john immigrated to the united states, on march 19, 1962, when he was only 19. in 1975 he officially became a suns citizen. -- a united states citizen. he is a dear friend not only to me but people around the country and world. he began his journey in the manufacturing industry as a laborer for a small research and development firm. he moved to plymouth, indiana, to work for that company, ultimately becoming its president in 1977. nine years later john purchased the company and renamed it u.s. granules. which today produces 50% of the world's granular ue lated aluminum. with his -- granulated aluminum. with his leadership it remains a leader in technology and in quality and they have
CNN
Mar 2, 2012 5:00pm PST
from indiana, where this video was taken, all the way to alabama. damage widespread, but especially bad in southern indiana, parts of kentucky. total devastation parts of clark county, indiana. the town of henryville especially hard hit. at least five reported dead at this hour. state of emergency in kentucky. we've got reports from all across the area. first, though, i want to check in with chad myers for the very latest for who is still in direct danger right now. >> believe it or not even at this late hour and typically storms die off by now, we still have 19 different cells, 19 different storms that are rotating enough or have tornados on the ground to have tornado warnings on them. 19 separate storms. these storms go all wait from louisiana to florida to almost atlanta, georgia. one now crossing the border from atlanta. a little farther to the north on up, the third storm of the day for chattanooga right there, tornado warning on that, especially just off to the east. and then farther on up we're seeing pretty big weather still in eastern kentucky. that may be where the biggest tor
PBS
Mar 2, 2012 3:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: two indiana towns were heavily damaged today as a powerful wave of violent weather moved from the gulf coast to the great lakes. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the newshour tonight, we get an update on the situation from meteorologist gregg carbin with the national weather service storm prediction center. >> brown: then, we get the latest on the syrian situation, and hear from wounded british photographer paul conroy, who was smuggled out earlier this week. >> suarez: and we also talk with turkey's ambassador to the united states about the international response to the humanitarian crisis on its doorstep. >> brown: plus, margaret warner reports from moscow on the upcoming elections as valdimir putin seeks to regain the presidency. >> suarez: and mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technolo
PBS
Mar 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
and cleanup efforts today. hari sreenivasan has the story. our colleagues at wtiu in bloomington, indiana, contributed to this report. >> reporter: the snow fell overnight in henryville, indiana, leaving a blanket of white over the tornado wreckage of homes and cars and adding new misery to what's left of the town of 2,000 people. wanda was one of the survivors. >> it has hindered it quite a bit because there are lots of people who still need tarps on their roof. of course you can't get on the roof to do that. it's too dangerous. hopefully the sun is coming out now. i've already seen a lot of the snow starting to melt. hopefully through the, you know, through the day that maybe they'll be able to get more things done. we just continue to, you know, pick things up. make sure that everybody has their most urgent needs met, make sure if we can get electric and water and those kinds of basics supplies to people so that they can stay in their houses because some people are not going to leave their homes. >> the tornado that hit henryville on friday was the worst of a deadly day whipping into t
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